ROCK - PopRock/Mainstream
Ryan McIntyre’s music career began at age 13 when he first picked up a guitar, doing his best to work out the chords of his favorite tunes. He had already written several songs with catchy lyrics and melodies prior to striking that initial shaky chord. He could hardly foresee that some of those early melodies would eventually mold a style that is exclusively Ryan McIntyre.
As a fourth generation musician, Ryan enjoyed a heavy dose of music at an early age. “From as early as I can remember, music has been a part of my life. From my grandpa’s accordion, to my uncle’s folk songs, and even to four part harmony renditions of 'Happy Birthday,' music has been the norm in my life, not the exception.”
Family influence pushed Ryan toward the sounds of James Taylor, The Beach Boys, Dan Fogelberg, and The Beatles. Careful to find his own sound, Ryan strives to write music that falls somewhere between these artists.
“Most songwriters look at their craft a little bit differently than the